Saturday Scrimmage Proves Critical for Tennessee Vols

Posted by Kevin Scott on August-23-2009 Add Comments

Head coach Lane Kiffin wanted everything about Saturday's scrimmage to feel like a real game day.  Kiffin spent the better part of the week calling it "the most important day of fall camp."

The scrimmage was key for many position battles, but really was sort of a test for quarterback Jonathan Crompton.  Kiffin made comments at various times during the week leading up that the leader in quarterback race, which everyone felt was decided prior to last week, would emerge out of this scrimmage and he would name a starter.

Last season, Crompton played well in practice according to the old coaching staff, but faltered severely when the lights turned on.  His confidence admittedly shaken, his teammates looking to hi...

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